More Findings Registered Under Palacio de Bellas Artes


MEXICO CITY.- Nearly 50 pieces that include Prehispanic ritual objects and Colonial vessels, among them, porcelains from the Ming and Qing dynasties, as well as a dozen human burials, are part of the findings registered under Palacio de Bellas Artes during excavations conducted by the Archaeological Salvage Direction of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Information was announced by researcher Miguel Hernandez Perez, coordinator of the archaeological project when accounting for the objects discovered throughout the year at the underground excavations that will be finished in the third week of July 2010, and that took place at the same time as hydraulic system of Palacio de Bellas Artes underwent modification. The archaeologist indicated that human skeletons and other findings add up to architectural elements detected in 2009; discoveries date from Prehispanic age up to late 19th and early 20th centuries.